This image tells the story of a man found in a shanty town next to a national park in South Africa, that in order to sustain his family, under the mercy of a local gang and for big sum of money, he decided to go poaching a rhino for his horn. He then get arrested and once in jail he goes through a rehab project which requires convicts to do social working hours while helping in rhino orphanages; he slowly starts to get close to those beautiful animals and once out of prison, his care for this mammals has become so wide that he naturally pass this to his daughter.
In order to appreciate and protect more the environment, we shall spend more time out there in this unique ecosystem
Image made while thinking at a possible solution for mitigating this huge problem which affects the whole world and South Africa in particular.
Medium: Pastels and charcoal on paper